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16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
A mother squirrel guards her young with a menacing glance

A mother squirrel guards her young with a well-practiced menacing glance that she uses when any stranger approaches while her infants are nearby. This mother squirrel lives at the United States Naval Academy, a welcoming home to thousands of happy squirrel families.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2018
Photo Location: Annapolis, Maryland, United States of America
Camera: DSC-HX300
Copyright: © Priscilla Hart